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Little help please

Discussion in 'Birthing, Weaning, and Raising Young Pigs' started by Mouse14, Jun 27, 2016.

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    mysunwolf

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    That poop looks like a pretty good consistency to me, though they do look to be straining a little. You might be worrying a little too much ;)
     
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    Lol maybe so! Haha. Its just so sad watching them struggle. The runt is staying fairly tiny compared to the rest. Will he ever look halfway caught up? He's gained about an inch in length but hasn't gotten fatter like the rest
     
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    Neck rolls! One of these are jawsy like momma. Baby Chris has got some soft long hair! 20160706_103211.jpg
     
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    Little George. 4 have names. Baby Chris is the biggest white and black one, George is the runt, peppa is the biggest female, and boots is the female with white rings above her hooves 20160706_103206.jpg 20160706_103202.jpg
     
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    I feel maybe I'm over worrying but the small female has me super concerned. She's bigger than the runt in height and length but you can see her hips and her shoulder blades. I have 3 smaller and 3 extremely fat. :/ I feel those 3 are getting a lot less than the rest
     
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    The smaller ones even sleep a little more than the rest 20160706_173020.jpg 20160706_173011.jpg 20160706_173022.jpg 20160706_173029.jpg 20160706_173036.jpg 20160706_173043.jpg
     
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    Another better shot of how skinny she is (Boots) 20160706_173023.jpg
     
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    Hm, and you said momma's teats all have milk? None of her nipples are inverted? She could just be having trouble keeping up because she's not aggressive enough, but it's hard to be sure. How full does her belly look from the side compared to the others?
     
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    Can you give her some alone time like I would for a litter of pups? I have never raised pigs. :idunno
     
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    Pigs only let down milk so often so even if I could separate she may not have milk when I do it if that makes sense. I'll get a pic tomorrow of her from the side. She's not sgressive at all. The biggest ones are definitely the assertive ones. They are kind of bullies.
     
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